The Boston cats

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Title
The Boston cats
Additional title: A little cat played on a silver flute. [first line]
Additional title: If you get pay for the tunes you play. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Nonsense songs. The Boston cats. [uniform title]
Names
Newcomb, Edgar Allan Poe (Composer)
Stevens, H. B. (Publisher)
Macy, Arthur (1842-1904) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Boston
Publisher: H. B. Stevens & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Cats
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration shows two drawings, one of the old Massachusetts State House in Boston, and the other of two cats, one playing the flute, the other crying, while a sack of one thousand pounds (i.e. currency) is dangled in front of them, while a mirror and comb sit on the ground in front of them.
Ownership: CBS Inc.
Statement of responsibility: [words by] Arthur Macy ; [music by] Edgar A.P. Newcomb.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) ; 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3cd15070-c58d-012f-2305-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Boston cats" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890 - 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ea8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Boston cats" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ea8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890 - 1890). The Boston cats Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-ea8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Boston cats